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ice cream

a frozen food containing cream or milk and butterfat, sugar, flavoring, and sometimes eggs.
Origin of ice cream
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ice cream, sherbet, sorbet. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for ice cream

ice cream

a kind of sweetened frozen liquid, properly made from cream and egg yolks but often made from milk or a custard base, flavoured in various ways
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Word Origin and History for ice cream

1744, earlier iced cream (1680s), from ice (n.) + cream (n.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for ice cream

ice cream

noun phrase

The crystalline form of a narcotic: the ice cream eaters, who chewed the crystal (1910+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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